Boxing Buzz

By Togorashi

Greg Cohen Promotions has signed light heavyweight Samuel “Main Event” Clarkson to a co-promotional agreement, along with Ronson Frank’s Uprising Promotions LLC. 25-year-old Clarkson is 17-3, 11 KOs. Clarkson has appeared on ShoBox twice, scoring early KOs both times. He has won seven straight fights.

Carlos Caraballo, Puerto Rico’s current amateur national champion at 123 pounds, who under other circumstances was supposed to be competing at the summer Olympic games in Rio 2016, has signed a multi year promotional agreement with Miguel Cotto Promotions. Caraballo will be making his pro debut on Saturday September 10 on Miguel Cotto Promotions and H2 Entertainment card at the The Auditorium in Comerio Puerto Rico.

Super Middleweight Lerrone Richards (4-0, 1 KO) has signed a long-term promotional agreement with Queensberry Promotions. Richards will make his debut under the Queensberry Promotions banner in a six round contest at the Nordoff Robins Charity Dinner Show on October 24th.

Holden Productions has announced the signing of unbeaten junior welterweight Ivan Baranchyk to a promotional agreement. Holden Productions will promote the 23-year-old along with DiBella Entertainment and Fight Promotions Inc. Baranchyk’s official Holden Productions debut takes place Friday, September 23 when he headlines Shobox: The New Generation at the Buffalo Run. Opponent TBA.

“Rockin Fights 26” is scheduled for October 14th at The Paramount in Huntington, NY, and tickets are on sale now through Star Boxing, The Paramount Box Office, and Ticketmaster at

Russian boxing promoter Andrey Ryabinsky will cover the courtroom expenses for the Russian paralympic team, which is seeking to reverse a ban of all Russians by the International Paralympic Committee due to the IPC’s suspicion of possible doping.

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